The Dime

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  • The dime is the smallest coin.
  • It is worth 10¢. 10 dimes equal a dollar.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt is on the dime. He was the 32nd president of the United States.
  • Roosevelt is facing left.
  • A torch, an olive branch and an oak branch are on the back. The torch symbolizes liberty, the olive branch is for peace and the oak branch stands for strength and independence.
  • The dime is made made of nickel and copper.
  • The dime's sides are reeded, or bumpy. There are 118 reeds on every dime. This makes it harder to counterfeit.

 

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